In Oaxaca, Mexico they say that mezcal doesn’t make you drunk, it makes you magical. Has anyone ever said the same about Berliner Luft? Berlin’s drink of choice changes every few years. Look at that guy over there, for example, ordering his gin & tonic. He doesn’t even flinch when the bartender asks which gin … Read more Mezcal’s Coming to Berlin to Make Us All Magical
What gets me about 99% of Mexican food places in Berlin: the four-page menu consisting of about 20 different options is actually just three or four options repeated constantly. Do I choose the tortilla with braised beef, refried beans, cheese, guacamole and sour cream or the braised beef served in a tortilla with refried beans, … Read more La Lucha Pop-Up Review: Should Other Mexican Places be Afraid?
…Something’s stirring in the Berlin Mexican food scene (and it ain’t the refried beans). Word on the street is that there’s a new ‘Modern Mexican’ restaurant/bar called La Lucha opening soon. When? “Sometime this summer.” Where? “It’s a secret.” Without much more to go on, I tracked down the man behind La Lucha to ask … Read more La Lucha Aims To Bring Berlin Out Of The Mexican Food Dark Ages
If I were to ask you: what are the two best things to come out of Mexico? It’d be natural to answer a) cocaine and b) Antonio Banderas. But those answers are wrong (and slightly racist). I’ve come to learn that the correct answers are Tequila and Mezcal, and Friedrichshain’s Santa Maria Eastside is the … Read more Santa Maria Eastside for Berlin’s Best Mexican Cocktails